Rosie Blacketer | Herald-Chronicle
BURLINGAME—A weekend full of events are scheduled Saturday and Sunday at Burlingame. Redneck Days will include a variety of events, starting at 9 a.m. Saturday.
The day begins with crafts, antiques and retro vendors at Schuyler Museum. While there, you can purchase your own Redneck T-shirt. Food vendors will open at Sumner Park, including Wienie Wagon and Thrills Popcorn. A lunch will be served at Schuyler Museum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Other events happening at Sumner Park in the morning will include face painting, inflatables, mud volleyball, sunflower seed spitting contest, shaker pong, and arm wrestling. At noon, join the toilet bowl horseshoes contest, three-point basketball contest and listen to music by Buck Reidenbaugh.
Saturday afternoon activities continue at Sumner Park with a strongman contest, relay race, hot dog eating contest, gladiator water war, tug of war, hootenanny and much more. Music and an auction will be held at the shelter house from 5 to 7 p.m.
The second annual community appreciation barbecue dinner begins at 5 p.m. and is free to the community. The menu will include hot dogs, side salads, drinks and more, and is sponsored by the Burlingame Chamber of Commerce.
Sunday events begin at 10 a.m. at Schuyler Museum, with craft vendors and lunch served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The 5K run begins at 10 a.m. at Sumner Park parking lot, with registration at 9:30 a.m.
The downhill derby registration and car check-in begins at 10 a.m. at the corner of Dacotah and Bank streets, with the derby starting at 12:30 p.m. on Dacotah Street.
Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs for the events each day.